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Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions.

Spotify signs podcast deal with the Obamas’ production company

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.”
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RMD: Plastic surgery cannot make you happy

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo, popularly known as RMD, has revealed that the pursuit of plastic surgery would not guarantee true happiness in life.
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Time releases list of 100 most influential people of 2019

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Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.

Michelle Obama, Diana Ross, others lead female solidarity at Grammy awards

Michelle Obama, former US First Lady made a surprise appearance on the Grammy stage, leading female solidarity at the 61st Grammy awards.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde gets special recognition in Los Angeles

A popular Nigerian actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has received special recognition at the first ‘Blacks in Cinema’ presentation in Los Angeles.
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Michelle Obama emerges America’s most admired woman

Michelle Obama, former US first lady, has been voted America’s most admired woman in a Gallup poll, ousting Hillary Clinton from the top spot for the first time in 17 years.
President George Bush’s coffin was carried into Washington National Cathedral during his funeral Wednesday in Washington. Doug Mills-The New York Times

George Bush to be buried after four-day tribute

George H.W. Bush was to be laid to rest Thursday, concluding a four-day tribute to the 41st president that saw America briefly set aside its political divisions.

Donald Trump, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton extol George H.W. Bush’s leadership

U.S. President Donald Trump and wife, Melania have mourned the death of former president George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday night at the age of 94.
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Michelle Obama: We had our daughters through IVF

The former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, has revealed that she and her husband, ex-President Barack Obama, had their two children — Malia and Sasha — through the in-vitro fertilisation.

Chimamanda Adichie to moderate Michelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’

Nigeria’s Chimamanda Adichie will moderate a conversation with former U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama, on her new memoir “Becoming”.
US First Lady Melania Trump feeds a baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi on October 5, 2018, as she pays a one day visit to the country during her solo tour of Africa promoting her children's welfare programme. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB

Melania Trump visits baby elephants, takes Kenya safari

US First Lady Melania Trump cosied up to baby elephants and went on safari in Kenya on Friday, on the third leg of a solo tour of Africa that has contrasted with the tumult in Washington.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde named among most influential Africans

Nollywood’s award-winning Diva and humanitarian, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has been honoured as one of the 100 most influential people of African descent by the United Nations.
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Melania Trump to visit a hospital in Ghana

US First Lady Melania Trump on Tuesday kicked off her first major solo trip in Ghana's capital Accra, aiming to cast a positive light on her embattled husband's administration.
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Melania Trump begins four-day visit to Africa

Melania Trump leaves Washington — and her husband’s shadow — Monday for a four-country tour of Africa that will give the glamorous and at times enigmatic first lady a chance to carve her own diplomatic path.
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Melania Trump heading to Africa like previous first ladies

When Melania Trump flies to Africa next week on her first extended international journey without the president, she'll be following in the footsteps of her recent predecessors.

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde invited to join Oscar voting academy

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, popularly known as ‘Omosexy’ was on Monday invited to become a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science popularly known as the Oscars.

Oprah Winfrey to produce shows for Apple

Television personality Oprah Winfrey has agreed to produce shows for Apple as the iPhone maker prepares to make a push into original content.

Melania Trump in the limelight — briefly

Melania Trump, until now seemingly more comfortable outside the media glare, briefly stepped into the spotlight Monday to unveil the focus of her work as first lady -- an awareness campaign aimed at helping children.

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